Alina Simone
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Alina Simone's Indie Rock World Comes Alive in 'You Must Go and Win'
28 Jul 2011 // 4:00 PM

Ukrainian-born musician Alina Simone traces her bizarre journey through the indie rock world, from disastrous Craigslist auditions with sketchy producers to catching fleas in a Williamsburg sublet. She begins her tale in a strange place called Kharkov.

Translating Sacred Texts: An Interview with Alina Simone
4 Mar 2009 // 2:00 PM

Alina Simone's interpretive covers of Soviet cult legend Yanka Dyagileva's songs have helped preserve the memory and music of the last Russian punk poet -- and sparked debates about cultural ownership and authenticity.


Alina Simone: Make Your Own Danger
20 Jun 2011 // 4:00 PM

With this third record, Alina Simone seems to have hit her stride by setting off on a new musical path.

Alina Simone: Everyone is Crying Out to Me, Beware
5 Aug 2008 // 5:00 PM

It takes energy to listen to this kind of sad beauty, and it takes a great performer to make it.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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